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On the Natural History of Destruction

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Sebald's On the Natural History of Destruction explores German writers' silence about a moment of mass destruction In the last years of World War II, a million tons of bombs were dropped by the Allies on one hundred and thirty-one German towns and cities. Six hundred thousand civilians died, and three and a half million homes were destroyed. When it has cast such a very dark shadow over his life and work, Sebald asks, how have so many writers allowed themselves to write it out of their experience and avoid articulating the ...

On The Natural History of Destruction 2012, Notting Hill Editions, London

ISBN-13: 9781907903557

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2004, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375756573

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2004, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140298000

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2004, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676975307

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2003, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375504846

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2003, Knopf Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676975291

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On the Natural History of Destruction 2003, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241141267

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